Administrative Assistant Online Program
The Administrative Assistant Online Certificate Program introduces students to both theory and practice in business and office administration skills. Students will acquire the technical, administrative and human relations skills required in today's office environments.
Graduates of this program may find employment in industry and in the fields of manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, hospitality, transportation, government agencies and service organizations. Upon completion, graduates will be qualified to begin careers requiring not only traditional administrative support skills, but also the ability to use the latest advances in office technology.
Courses may be taken on a full- or part-time basis. Call 604.984.4959 for detailed instructions or to arrange a meeting with the program convenor. Information regarding the start date for specific courses can be obtained from the provincial website at: www.bccampus.ca. Click on CourseFinder, then on Applied Business Technology.
Please note that while a student may meet the English requirements for the Administrative Assistant Online Program; other departments or programs within the University might require a TOEFL, EDT or LPI.
BC Secondary School Graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status.
SLEP (Secondary Level English Proficiency) test (post-secondary level required). While a student might meet the English requirements for this program, other departments or programs within the University might require a TOEFL, EDT or LPI.
Apply for Admission/Readmission online or by downloading and completing an application form. Completed applications must be accompanied by the appropriate application fee, official transcripts and other pertinent documents, and should be submitted to:
Registrar's Office Capilano University, Birch building, room 230 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3H5 Phone: 604.984.4900 Fax: 604.984.1798
|Required Courses||Course Credits||Required Credits|
|Total Program Credits||36.00|
|ABTO 100||Online Learner Success||0.00|
|ABTO 102||Administrative Procedures||1.50|
|ABTO 103||Records Management||1.50|
|ABTO 111||Word Processing I||1.50|
|ABTO 113||Word Processing II||1.50|
|ABTO 114||Spreadsheets I||1.50|
|ABTO 116||Presentation Software||0.75|
|ABTO 120||Business English||3.00|
|ABTO 121||Business Communications||3.00|
|ABTO 130||Business Calculators and Mathematics||1.50|
|ABTO 131||Accounting Level I||3.00|
|ABTO 140||Human Relations||1.50|
|ABTO 141||Job Search||1.50|
|Choose 1.50 credits from the following list:||1.50|
|ABTO 110||Keyboarding I||1.50|
|ABTO 112||Keyboarding II||1.50|
|Choose 10.50 credits of electives:||10.50|
|ABTO 118||Desktop Publishing||1.50|
|ABTO 122||Website Design and Maintenance||1.50|
|ABTO 132||Accounting Level II||3.00|
|ABTO 133||Spreadsheets II||1.50|
|ABTO 134||Computerized Accounting||3.00|
|ABTO 142||Integrated Projects - Administrative||1.50|
A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required.
Curriculum in all courses is common throughout the colleges and universities in the British Columbia public post-secondary system. Individual institutions may also have articulation agreements between the Applied Business Technology Online programs and similar courses in other certificate programs in Applied Business Technology. Other avenues for receiving credit for individual courses in the program other than enrolling in a course at an institution include transfer credit and Prior Learning Assessment.